shithole

noun

shit·​hole ˈshit-ˌhōl How to pronounce shithole (audio)
plural shitholes
1
vulgar slang : a disgusting, run-down, unappealing, or objectionable place
2
vulgar slang, old-fashioned : a toilet or outhouse
3
vulgar slang : anus

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1629, in the meaning defined at sense 3

Time Traveler
The first known use of shithole was circa 1629

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“Shithole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shithole. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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